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Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology: Studying Medical Anthropology



Our Taught and Research MSc can be continued into the PhD in Social Anthropology Programme.

Examples of recent and current PhDs include:

  • An ethnography of care and community among compulsive hair pullers in the United Kingdom
  • For the Good of the Breed: health, heredity, and the ethics of breeding pedigree dogs
  • "It just opens up their world": Autism, equine therapy and enacted intersubjectivities
  • Pandemic Parenthood: Care and Kinship in a Time of AIDS
  • Practicing Public Health: Health Workers and Tuberculosis Control in Contemporary China
  • Transnational Conceptions: Displacement, Maternity, and Onward Migration among Somalis in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Chronic Illness at the Margins: Turkish Immigrant Experiences of Type 2 Diabetes in Germany
  • Mapuche Healing Cosmologies
  • Bodies of Memory, States of Health: Disability in Post-conflict Serbia

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our PhD application webinar (December 2017). The slides are here...

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Find out more about the PhD in Social Anthropology here